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6/8/2020 1:58:00 PM
LPD Arrested Man For Attempted Murder
Photo Courtesy Lincolnton Police Department
Photo Courtesy Lincolnton Police Department

Lincolnton Police Department
Press Release

LINCOLNTON, N.C. – On June 7, 2020 at approximately 7:55 p.m. officers with the Lincolnton Police Department responded to Atrium Health in Lincolnton in reference to a gunshot wound.

The officers made contact with a juvenile victim who advised that he got into a verbal altercation with Joshua McRavion. McRavion then left the area and returned with a shotgun. McRavion put the shotgun against the victim’s neck. The victim was able to move before McRavion pulled the trigger and only received minor injuries.

Detectives arrived on scene, interviewed the victim, witnesses and gathered evidence. Warrants were obtained on Joshua McRavion for Attempted 1st Degree Murder. Joshua McRavion was arrested and is being held on no bond.

This case is still under investigation. Anyone with more information please contact Detective Diallo at 704-736-8900. Arresting officer was Sgt. Green. Assisting officers were Officer Rushing, Officer Castell, and Detective Sgt. Cline.

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